Youth Recreation

Independence Parks & Recreation is committed to providing a wide variety of recreational opportunities for youth and adults.

Youth Programs


Youth programs are the corner stone of the Independence Parks and Recreation Department. They offer:
  • Indoor Soccer (4 & 5 year olds)
  • Kickball (1st & 2nd graders)
  • Wiffleball (4, 5 & 6 year olds
  • Basketball (Kindergarten- 2nd graders)
  • TaeKwonDo (5 years and older)
  • Tumbling for Tots (2-6 year olds)
  • Just for Kix Dance (Pre-school- High School)
  • Dodge Ball (3rd- 5th graders)
  • Pitch,Hit&Run presented by SCOTTS  & Jr Homerun Derby (7-14 year olds)
  • NFL Punt, Pass & Kick (6-15 year olds)
  • Live Healthy Iowa Kids Championships (7-14 year olds)
  • Youth Bags Tournaments (18 years and younger)

Youth Leagues


We have some great youth sports leagues that teach kids the fundamental skills and introduce competition in
  • T-Ball (4 year olds by 1/15/17 & entering Kindergarten)
  • Baseball (Kindergarten- 7th graders)
  • Basketball (3rd & 4th graders)
  • Flag Football (1st- 6th graders)
  • Softball (Kindergarten- 7th graders)
  • Swim Team (6-18 year olds)

Lesson Programs


Our lesson programs will give your child a foundation for swimming, baseball and softball through hitting clinics, pitching clinics, baseball spring training, and 1-on-1 instruction is available.